Reading List

Below are some of my favorite books. They are alphabetized by authors first name. If you have any recommended reading for me send me an e-mail. I am always looking for something good. Happy reading.

Aldous Huxley:
  • “Eyeless in Gaza”
  • “Brave New World”
  • “The Genius and the Goddess”
  • “Time Must Have a Stop”
  • “Chrome Yellow”
  • “Island”
  • “The Doors of Perception”
Anne Frank
  • “The Diary of a Young Girl”
Anthony Burgess
  • “Earthly Powers”
Arkady Strugatsky
  • “The Doomed City”
  • “Roadside Picnic”
Arthur Koestler
  • “Darkness at Noon”
Blaise Cendrars:
  • “Sutter’s Gold”
  • “Moravagine”
  • “To the End of the World”
  • “Dan Yack”
Bruce Lee:
  • “The Tao of Jeet Kune Do”
Carlos Castaneda:
  • “The Art of Dreaming”
  • “A Yaqui Way of Knowledge”
  • “The Wheel Of Time”
  • “Power of Silence”
  • “Fire from Within”
  • “Eagle’s Gift”
  • “Second Ring of Power”
  • “Tales of Power”
  • “Separate Reality”
Christopher McDougall:
  • “Born to Run”
Colin Wilson:
  • “New Pathways in Psychology”
D.H. Lawrence:
  • “Apocalypse”
Daniel Keyes:
  • “Flowers for Algernon”
Dante Alighieri:
  • “The Divine Comedy”
David Foster Wallace:
  • “Infinite Jest”
DBC Pierre:
  • “Vernon God Little”
  • “Lights Out in Wonderland”
  • “Ludmila’s Broken English”
Douglas R. Hofstadter:
  • “Gödel, Escher, Bach: An Eternal Golden Braid”
Edward Bernays:
  • “Propoganda”
Emile Zola:
  • “Germinal”
Eric Schlosser:
  • “Fast Food Nation”
Ernest Hemmingway:
  • “The Sun Also Rises”
F. Scott Fitzgerald:
  • “Tender is the Night”
  • “This Side of Paradise”
  • “The Great Gatsby”
  • “The Beautiful and Damned”
Francois Rabelais:
  • “Gargantua and Pantagruel”
Friedrich Nietzsche:
  • “Thus Spake Zarathrustra”
  • “Beyond Good and Evil”
  • “The Antichrist”
Fyodor Dostoyevsky:
  • “The Devils”
  • “Notes Form the Underground”
  • “The Idiot”
  • “The Brothers Karamazov”
  • “Crime and Punishment”
  • “A Gentle Spirit”
  • “The House of the Dead”
Gabriel Garcia Marquez:
  • “One Hundred Years of Solitude”
  • “Love in the Time of Cholera”
George Orwell:
  • “An Age Like This”
  • “My Country Right or Left”
  • “As I Please”
  • “In Front of Your Nose”
  • “Homage to Catalonia”
  • “A Clergyman’s Daughter”
  • “Nineteen Eighty-Four”
  • “Animal Farm”
  • “Burmese Days”
  • “Keep the Aspidistra Flying”
  • “Coming up for Air”
  • “Down and Out in Paris”
Giaccomo Casanova:
  • “The Story of my Life”
H.G. Wells:
  • “A Short History of the World”
Henry David Thoreau:
  • “Walden, or Life in the Woods”
Henry Miller:
  • “On Turning Eighty”
  • “Quiet Days in Clichy”
  • “Tropic of Capricorn”
  • “Tropic of Cancer
  • “Sexus”
  • “Plexus”
  • “Nexus”
  • “Stand Still Like a Hummingbird”
  • “The Air Conditioned Nightmare:
  • “The Wisdom of the Heart”
  • “The Smile at the Foot of the Ladder”
  • “The Cosmological Eye”
  • “The Colossus of Maroussi”
  • “Big Sur and the Oranges of Hieronymus Bosch”
  • “Black Spring”
  • “Crazy Cock”
Hermann Hesse:
  • “Siddhartha”
  • “Rosshalde”
  • “Beneath the Wheel”
  • “Gertrude”
  • “Steppenwolf”
  • “The Glass Bead Game”
  • “Damien”
  • “Narcissus and Goldmund”
  • “The Prodigy”
  • “Knulp”
  • “Klingsor’s Last Summer”
  • “Peter Camenzind”
  • “The Journey to the East”
Herman Melville:
  • “Moby Dick”
  • “Confidence-Man”
  • “White-Jacket”
  • “The Iliad”
  • “The Odyssey”
Honore De Balzac:
  • “Lost Illusions”
  • “Louis Lambert”
  • “Seraphita”
  • “The Exiles”
  • “Old Goriot”
  • “Cousin Bette”
  • “The Duchesse De Langeais”
  • “The Country Doctor”
  • “The Cure De Tours”
Hunter S. Thompson:
  • “Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas”
  • “Fear and Loathing on the Campaign Trail”
J.D. Salinger:
  • “The Catcher in the Rye”
Jack Kerouac:
  • “Subterraneans”
  • “Desolation Angels”
  • “Big Sur”
  • “The Dharma Bums”
Jack London:
  • “The Call of the Wild”
  • “White Fang”
Jacob Wassermann:
  • “The Triumph of Youth”
  • “The Dark Pilgrimage”
  • “Oberlin’s Three Stages”
  • “The Maurizius Case”
  • “Doctor Kerkhoven”
  • “Kerkhoven’s Third Existence”
  • “The Goose Man”
  • “The World’s Illusions”
  • “Caspar Hauser”
  • “Wedlock”
  • “Farber”
  • “Bula Matari”
  • “Sturreganz”
James Joyce:
  • “Ulysses”
  • “Portrait of an Artist as a Young Man”
Jaron Lanier:
  • “You Are Not a Gadget”
  • “Who Owns the Future?”
Jiddu Krishnamurti:
  • “Total Freedom”
  • “Education and the Significance of Life”
Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe:
  • “Faust”
John Cowper Powys:
  • “A Glastonbury Romance”
  • “Wolf Solent”
John Taylor Gatto:
  • “Dumbing Us Down”
  • “Weapons of Mass Instruction”
Jon Krakauer:
  • “Into the Wild”
Joost Abraham Maurits Meerloo:
  • “The Rape of the Mind”
Joris-Karl Huysmans:
  • “Against Nature”
Joseph Conrad
  • “Heart of Darkness”
Joseph Heller:
  • “Catch-22”
Jules Verne:
  • “L’Ile Mystérieuse”
  • “Voyage au Centre de la Terre”
Junto Diaz:
  • “The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao”
Ken Kesey:
  • “One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest”
Knut Hamsun:
  • “Hunger”
  • “Mysteries”
  • “In Wonderland”
Kurt Vonnegut:
  • “God Bless You Mr. Rosewater”
  • “Galapagos”
  • “Cat’s Cradle”
Lau Tzu:
  • “Hou Hu Ching”
  • “Tao Te Ching”
László Krasznahorkai:
  • “Satantango”
  • “The Melancholy of Resistance”
Leo Tolstoy
  • “War and Peace”
  • “Anna Karenina”
  • “What Men Live By and Other Tales”
Lenny Bruce:
  • “How to Talk Dirty and influence People”
Lewis Carroll:
  • “Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland”
  • “Through the Looking Glass”
Louis Ferdinand Celine:
  • “Death on the Installment Plan”
  • “Journey to the End of the Night”
Luke Rhinehart:
  • “The Dice Man”
  • “The Book of est”
Marcel Proust:
  • “In the Shadow of Young Girls in Flower”
Marquis De Sade:
  • “The 120 Days of Sodom”
Michael Pollan:
  • “The Omnivore’s Dilemma”
  • “In Defense of Food”
Miguel De Cervantes:
  • “Don Quixote”
Milan Kundera:
  • “The Unbearable Lightness of Being”
  • “Immortality”
  • “The Book of Laughter and Forgetting”
  • “Ignorance”
  • “Identity”
  • “Life is Elsewhere”
  • “Slowness”
Nuel Emmons:
  • “Manson in His Own Words”
Oscar Wilde:
  • “The Picture of Dorian Grey”
Oswald Spengler:
  • “Decline of the West”
Ralph Waldo Emerson:
  • “Self Reliance and Other Essays”
Ray Bradbury:
  • “Fahrenheit 451”
Richard Feynman:
  • “‘Surely You’re Joking, Mr. Feynman!’: Adventures of a Curious Character”
  • “‘What Do You Care What Other People Think?’: Further Adventures of a Curious Character”
Robert M. Pirsig:
  • “Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance”
Salvador Dali:
  • “Diary of a Genius”
Saul Bellow
  • “Herzog”
  • “Henderson the Rain King”
  • “The Adventures of Augie March”
  • “Humboldt’s Gift”
  • “Ravelstein”
  • “More Die of Heartbreak”
  • “Mr. Sammler’s Planet”
Sebastian Junger:
  • “Tribe”
Stanley Milgram:
  • “Obedience to Authority”
Stephen Hawking:
  • “A Brief History of Time”
Susan Jacoby:
  • “The Age of American Unreason”
Susan Sontag:
  • “On Photography”
Ta-Nehisi Coates:
  • “Between the World and Me”
Thomas Bernhard:
  • “Correction”
  • “Concrete”
  • “The Loser”
Thomas Mann:
  • “Death in Venice”
Thomas Paine:
  • “Common Sense”
Thomas Pynchon:
  • “Gravity’s Rainbow”
Tim Hanna:
  • “One Good Run”
Thomas Sowell:
  • “Black Rednecks and White Liberals”
Tom Neale:
  • “An Island to Oneself”
Upton Sinclair:
  • “100%: the Story of a Patriot”
  • “The Metropolis”
Victor Hugo:
  • “L’homme Qui Rit”
  • “Candide”
  • “The Ingenu”
Walt Whitman:
  • “Leaves of Grass” Death Bed Edition
William Shakespeare:
  • “The Tempest”
  • “Two Gentlemen of Verona”
Yevgeny Zamyatin:
  • “We”